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Office of Undergraduate Admission
(845) 257-3200 • admissions@newpaltz.edu

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Apply to Become a Student Ambassador


WHAT IS A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Student Ambassador is the primary student contact between the public and SUNY New Paltz in the area of Undergraduate Admission. A Student Ambassador is charged with serving as a host to visiting prospective students and their families as well as providing guidance and information over the phone and through e-mail.

 

WHAT ARE THE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES?

  • Host prospective students and their families on weekly walking tours of campus.
  • Host campus visits on select weekends throughout the academic year.
  • Work Open House in the Fall and two Accepted Student Open Houses in the Spring.

 

WHO CAN APPLY?

Anyone interested in becoming a Student Ambassador must meet the following criteria:

  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • On campus resident
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Clean judicial record
  • Completed one academic year at New Paltz by the start of their employment

  

WHAT KIND OF PERSON MAKES A GOOD STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

  • Someone who genuinely loves to be part of the SUNY New Paltz community.
  • Someone who enjoys sharing their experiences with others.
  • Someone who is articulate, has good oral and written communication skills, and understands the meaning and importance of professionalism and outstanding customer service.
  • Someone with a flexible daily schedule that would allow them to fully commit to the expectations of the job.

 

WHAT ELSE IS EXPECTED OF A STUDENT AMBASSADOR?

Each Student Ambassador is expected to carry out all tasks assigned to them in an exemplary manner.  Ambassadors are called upon to assist with the hiring and training of new Ambassadors and C.R.E.W. members asd well as assist in with the organization of large scale events.  In many instances, Ambassadors participate in events and tours outside of the Office of Undergraduate Admission. 

 

HOW DO I APPLY? 

A link to the Fall 2021 Student Ambassador Application can be found below.  Along with your application, you are required to submit 1 professional reference.  Student references will not be accepted.


When filling out your application, please be sure to carefully review the Student Ambassador requirements and responsibilities to ensure that you fully understand the commitments of the position.

APPLICATION TIMELINE:

Application Deadline: March 3rd - Late applications will not be accepted.

Reference Deadline: March 5th

Group Interviews: March 8th - March 19th

Individual Interviews: March 29th - April 9th

Click here to fill out your application to be a Student Ambassador

Student Ambassador Reference Form 2021

 

 

 

DON'T WANT TO WAIT TO BE AN AMBASSADOR?

Join C.R.E.W.! As a member of our C.R.E.W. team, you will assist the Office of Undergraduate Admission by sharing your experiences at New Paltz with high school and community college students and their families who are trying to figure out if New Paltz is the school for them!

 

QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT:

Paige Olscamp
Assistant Director of Freshman Admission
olscampp@newpaltz.edu
(845)257-3214

 

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